|Ian Brown @ WOS 3 Video - WOS3 Stream Team|
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Ian Brown, Director, Foundation for Information Policy Research (FIPR), London
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
|Ice, Ice -- Groks Science Show 2014-07-09 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Water is fundamental to all life but little is actually known about its inter-molecular dynamics and structures. On this program, Anders Nilsson talks about the frontiers of water science.
Keywords: chemical physics; hydrogen bonding; ice; lasers; phase transition; SLAC; supercooling; water; X-rays
|Ig Nobel 2010 -- Groks Science Show 2010-12-22 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Although most scientists strive to win a Nobel Prize, a handful are even luckier to win an Ig Nobel Prize. On this program, Marc Abrahams discussed the winners of the 2010 Ig Nobel Prize.
Keywords: science; Ig Nobel; humor; groks
|Ig-Nobel Prizes 2003 -- Groks Science Show 2003-11-26 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
The Ig-Nobel Prizes are awarded every year to research that first makes you laugh, then makes you think. The founder of these unique awards, Dr. Marc Abrahams, joined us to discuss these awards.
|Improving Your Health with Cats and Dogs -- Groks Science Show 2014-07-16 - Chenan Zhang|
Cats and dogs: companions, protectors, health-improvers? We love our furry friends, but recent studies show that cats and dogs may benefit us in ways that go beyond companionship. Groks hosts Samantha Thomas, Chenan Zhang and guest-host Courtney Kagan discuss research findings that show how these animals can boost our health and well-being.
Keywords: Pets; Cats; Dogs; Health; Immune system
|Incentive Economics -- Groks Science Show 2007-12-26 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Economics is often viewed as the dismal science, but everyday decisions are often guided or aided by economic considerations. On this program, Prof. Tyler Cowen discussed incentive economics.
Keywords: science; economics
|Infectious Behavior -- Groks Science Show 2012-06-27 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
What are the connections between the immune system and the brain? How could these interactions give rise to mental disorders, such as schizophrenia and autism? On this program, Prof. Paul H. Patterson discused Infectious Behavior.
Keywords: science; biology; immunology; neurosciencel groks
|Infertility Treatments -- Groks Science Show 2001-12-26 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Infertility treatment has given many couples the opportunity to have children they might not have had otherwise. An unfortunate side effect of this progress is the number of embryos that remain in storage long afterwards. This show covered the legal and ethical dilemmas of dealing with these embryos.
|Infinite Beginnings -- Groks Science Show 2011-09-07 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
How are explanations of the world developed and how do we sort good and bad explanations? Is there a limit to our knowledge of the world? On this program, Prof. David Deutsch discussed the beginning of infinity.
Keywords: science; philosophy; knowledge; infinity; groks
|Infinity Puzzle -- Groks Science Show 2011-12-14 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Understanding the fundamental forces of nature is one of the hallmarks of modern physics. However, mathematically describing these forces often results in the emergence of infinities. On this program, Prof. Frank Close discussed the infinity puzzle.
Keywords: science; cosmology; particle physics; physics; groks
|Inflammatory Aging -- Groks Science Show 2006-06-14 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
The connection between inflammation and aging may be related in part by the foods we eat. On this program, Dr. Nicholas Perricone discussed his theory for a healthy diet.
Keywords: science; nutrition
|Insect Songs -- Groks Science Show 2007-05-30 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Crickets, cicadas, and katydids are the noise makers among the insects. But, how are their sounds distinguished from one another? On this program, Lang Elliot discussed the songs of insects.
Keywords: science; insects
|International Energy Policy -- Groks Science Show 2003-12-03 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Establishing adequate policies for maintaining the environment remains a profound challenge...one requiring international cooperation. On this program, we explored this multi-faceted issue with Dr. Masaka Yamabi.
|Internet Scams -- Groks Science Show 2011-08-03 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
The advent of new technologies has opened up a new avenue for scam artists. How do we protect ourselves against scams online and in daily life? On this program, Fred Claridge discussed tips for avoiding internet scam artists.
Keywords: science; internet; scams; groks
|Internet Society -- Groks Science Show 2005-12-07 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Although the internet is often viewed as a knowledge warehouse, the potential as a social medium is being explored by those interested in social networks. On this program, Jerry Michalski discussed social networks and the future of the internet.
Keywords: Science; internet; social networks
|Internet Travel Tips -- Groks Science Show 2004-08-18 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Traveling in the age of the internet can be perilous, but also profitable if you know your way around. On this program, we uncovered the best internet travel options for the frugal traveler.
|Introductions [Zap Your PRAM 2003] - Dan James / Peter Rukavina|
Introductions and housekeeping items at the 2003 Zap Your PRAM Conference, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.
Keywords: Conference Proceedings; Zap Your PRAM 2003
|Investigating Consciousness -- Groks Science Show 2004-03-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Consciousness remains one of the frontiers of modern science; however, innovative methodologies may soon reveal an understanding of how the brain gives rise to conscious experience. We discussed this issue with Prof. Christof Koch from Caltech.
|Investigating Healthy Minds-- Groks Science Show 2014-03-12 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Most people would agree that a biological understanding of mental illness is an important effort and, accordingly, it is widely pursued. But how often do you hear about researchers investigating positive qualities such as mindfulness, compassion, and creativity? Today we'll talk with Dr. Richard Davidson, neuroscience professor at the University of Wisconsin and director of the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds...
Keywords: Brain plasticity; Mental health; meditation; Buddhism; compassion; mindfulness; brain imaging; neuroscience; Richard Davidson